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Volume 20  Number 3  •  Winter 2016
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The Connected Home and an Electricity-Market Platform for the Twenty-First Century
By L. Lynne Kiesling
This article appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of The Independent Review

Coffee makers, bathroom showers, and many other household items will be able to adapt to patterns of human behavior, enabling their users to optimize energy consumption, save money, and improve environmental quality. Technologically advanced homes will connect to a smart power grid that creates a transactive market platform, fostering new relationships between electricity producers and consumers.

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